PMB appoints Balarabe Ilelah as new NBC DG

Mr Balarabe Shehu Ilelah.
Mr Balarabe Shehu Ilelah.

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Balarabe Shehu Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster, as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

The appointment was announced by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday 11th June 2021.

He said Mr Ilelah’s appointment is for a tenure of five years in the first instance.

The appointment is coming amidst a dispute between the Nigerian Government and Social media giant, Twitter.


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